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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
sos, m. (gs. ~a, pl. ~anna).1. Rest, cessation; pause, interval; respite. ~ ó obair, rest from work. ~ lóin, lunch interval. ~ cogaidh, truce. ~ ó phian, respite from pain. Ag obair gan ~, working unceasingly. Tabhair ~ duit féin, rest yourself. Dá dtugadh sí ~ dá teanga, if she would give her tongue a rest. Ní dheachaigh ~ ar a bhéal, he never stopped talking. Ní thugann siad ~ lae ná oíche dom, they give me no rest day or night. (Tá siadsan an-ghnóthach) agus ní ~ dúinn féin é, (they are very busy) and we are not idle either. S.a. cónaí14. 2. (Of shift, supply, etc.) Relief. ~ fear, relieving shift (of workmen). ~ capall, relay of horses. ~ plúir, relief supply of flour. ~ cíosa, instalment of rent. Ar shosanna, on easy terms. (Var:npl. ~a)
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ní dhearna sé stad (mara) ná ~, fos ná ~, sos ná ~, (go), he neither stopped nor stayed (until).
~ sosa, extension of rest (from work).
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